Aon to buy Willis Towers Watson in $30bn insurance mega-deal

Pedro Gonçalves
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Aon to buy Willis Towers Watson in $30bn insurance mega-deal

Aon has reached an agreement to buy rival Willis Towers Watson for about $30bn in an all-stock deal, the companies announced. The deal between the two will create one of the world's largest insurance brokers, with a combined value of approximately $80bn.  Willis Towers Watson shareholders will receive 1.08 Aon shares for every Willis share they own. That values Willis Towers Watson's equity at $30bn, a 16% premium to Friday's closing price.  "The combination of Willis Towers Watson and ...

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